Emergency First Aid Training

Course Aim:

This one day course is specifically designed for those who require a basis for providing basic First Aid in an emergency situation.  It is designed to assist participants in the treatment of minor accident/incident injuries and life saving skills.  This is not a substitution for the Occupational First Aid course.  Occupational First Aid is a certified and intensive 3 day course with more in depth, practical and theoretical examination of the role/responsibilities of the First Aider.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course the participants will have a basic knowledge of First Aid and what to do in the event of an emergency while waiting for a qualified person (Doctor, Ambulance personnel etc) to arrive at the scene.

Description and definition of role and functions of a First Aider, this includes what he/she can and cannot safely and competently do in the case of an accident or emergency.

Course Programme:

  • Assess a situation (scene, casualty or casualties) quickly and safely.
  • Definition of role and functions of a First Aider, this includes what he/she can and cannot safely and competently do in the case of an accident or emergency.
  • Protect casualties and others at the scene from possible danger.
  • Identify, as far as possible, the mechanism or nature of the illness / injury.
  • Arrange for medical help (Doctor, Cardiac Ambulance etc) if required.
  • Triage – treating the most serious conditions (casualties) first.
  • First Aid (A, c, B, C, D –  Airway, C-spine, Breathing, Circulation, Disability), Expose, Examine and Evaluate.
  • CPR.
  • Stay with the casualty until further care/medical aid is available.
  • Making a diagnosis.
  • Life threatening conditions – shock, cardiac arrest, asphyxia, respiratory arrest.
    Bleeding and shock.
  • Unconsciousness, Drowning, Fractures, Burns & Poisoning.

Course Attendance:

  • Maximum of 12 participants.
  • 1 day duration.
  • All our instructors are registered with the National Ambulance Board.

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